Planning Your Excursion
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo excursions are available everyday throughout the NSW school term providing out of the classroom, curriculum aligned learning.
Located in the heart of the city- Darling Harbour, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is easy to get to either via public transport, car or bus. Click below to make an excursion to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo easier than any other.
- Call 1-800-206-158 or use the online booking form to book your excursion as soon as possible to ensure the dates you would like are still available. Please note, your booking is NOT confirmed until you have been contacted by a bookings agent.
- Bookings are essential and should be made at least two weeks in advance
- Consider adding the WILD Discovery Class to your excursion to
help make the day run even smoother. More about
the WILD DISCOVERY CLASS.
- Payment is made in advance by school cheque or credit card. Students cannot pay individually and payment cannot be made on the day
- Complement your visit by attending our informative keeper talks throughout the day. Click here for a feeding and talk time schedule.
- View the attraction before you arrive! Click here for our Interactive Discovery Map.
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo offers world class school excursions. The safety of the students visiting is important to us and our First Aid Officers are ready to respond to any situation.
Need a risk assessment to ensure WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is fit for your students? Click here to download.
Teachers are welcome to visit the attraction prior to the excursion to make their own risk assesment free of charge.
- Bus - Bus parking is located behind the aquarium on Wheat Road. Spaces are limited, working on a first in, best dressed basis.
- Coach - Information about King Stree Wharf Coach Layover parking found here: http://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/operators/bus-coach/king-street-wharf-coach-layover
- Train - If you are traveling with your students by train the closest train stations are either Town Hall or Wynyard with a 10 minute walk to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo from either.
- Car - WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo offers all guests cheap car parking deals close to Darling Harbour. Just validate your parking ticket at the front desk.
Arrival and Entry
- Make sure you arrive prior to your scheduled visit in order to make sure students get sufficient time to use the bathrooms.
- Bathrooms are available in the foyer of SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.
- Your tickets can be picked up from the front desk and then students will be permitted to enter the attraction.
- If you have booked a WILD DISCOVERY Class, make sure you arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit.
- A Keeper will meet you at the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Foyer 5 minutes prior to your class.
Recess and Lunch Locations
- There are a number of public areas located within Darling Harbour around the attraction that are suitable for large groups to sit down and have lunch.
Contact our bookings office to make a school excursion booking on 1-800-206-158.
Alternatively you can book online with our online booking form.